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France...a walk in the woods

The road leading off the main road continues past the “driveway” to my s-i-l’s house, past another house, and into the forest where, however, it becomes a trail rather than a road.  38 more words


Friday Flowers...French meadow

Most of my time in France is spent either in the country or small towns, so I have lots of photos of flowers, plants, and landscapes.  15 more words


Vosges Mountains

The Vosges mountains lie between the two French regions of Alsace and Lorraine in north eastern France. They’re not as spectacular or as well known as the Alps or the Pyrenees with the highest peak being the Grand Ballon at 1424m ( 4670’ ) Nevertheless the scenery is spectacular with significant forest cover and only the tops of the highest peaks are completely bare. 1,084 more words


[France] Visiter la région de Colmar

Invités par un ami de Monsieur pour le Nouvel an, nous avons passé quelques jours à Lapoutroie, village idéalement situé dans le parc régional du ballon des Vosges, dans le Haut Rhin 595 more words


Farewell Hike

Buckle up for another hiking trip, people!

This tour brought us all the way over to France, up to the peak of Mont Donon, the highest peak in the northern… 108 more words

The Joys Of Owning A Paintball Centre – Ker-Splat!

Some years ago we purchased about 20 hectares of French hillside in the western Vosges…. Heavily forested and rough.  The intention was to start a sort of School Field Centre, but for various reasons that didn’t happen, so we were left with all that land and no idea what on earth to do with it. 1,826 more words

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